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A great adventure for all the family

In Umhausen-Niederthai you will find extensive walking trails for all ages and skills. In the Hiking Village of Niederthai nestles on a sun-kissed plateau at 1550 m altitude and makes a perfect base for high Alpine tours to the splendid Ötztal Mountains thanks to its topclass hiking infrastructures.

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Söldenkogel - Sölden

Mountain Hike · Sölden
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Map / Söldenkogel - Sölden
2100 2400 2700 3000 3300 m km 0.5 1 1.5 2 2.5 3 3.5 Kleblealm

Kleble Alm --> Söldenkogel --> Kleble Alm
difficult
4 km
3:00 h
907 m
907 m
The Söldenkogel is one the home mountain of Sölden and is reachable in summer and in winter. Furthermore, the Söldenkogel is one of the most beautiful sightseeing mountains in Sölden.
The view from Söldenkogl of Sölden and the majestic peaks of the Ötztal Alps rewards for the strenuous ascent. Those who prefer it a bit more leisurely can take a taxi to Kleble Alm or to Fiegls Gasthaus.

Walking time:

  • from Kleble-Alm (1,983 m): 3 hrs, return 2 hrs
  • from Fiegls Gasthaus (1,956 m): 3 hrs, return 2 hrs

 

Author’s recommendation

In summer there is a taxi, which runs from Sölden to the Kleble Alm.

Difficulty
difficult
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Highest point
Söldenkogel, 2888 m
Lowest point
Kleble Alm, 1981 m
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Rest Stop

Kleblealm

Safety information

Red mountain trails are moderately difficult: some narrow and steep, but assured walking and climbing passages are waiting for hikers. The corresponding signs are in yellow basic color and have a red circle as a difficulty indication.

 

Suitable for sure-footed and experienced hikers;good physical condition, mountain experience and mountain equipment (see under equipment) necessary.

 

Please note the current weather report under Weather Sölden

Equipment

It is recommended to wear hiking equipment such as breathable and weather-adapted outdoor clothing, ankle-high mountain boots, wind, rain and sun protection, cap and possibly gloves. It is also important to have enough food, as well as a first-aid package, a cell phone and a hiking map.

 

Tips, hints and links

More details about hiking In Ötztal: https://www.oetztal.com/wandern 

Start

Kleble Alm - Sölden (1981 m)
Coordinates:
Geographic
46.966555, 11.027302
UTM
32T 654220 5203442

Destination

Söldenkogel

Turn-by-turn directions

With the hut taxi you are able to reach the Kleble Alm comfortably.

From there, a narrow trail leads through the forest to the tree line. From there, a wonderful view of the Windachtal opens up.

Continue on the path to the crossroads, where there is a very small lake. From the intersection, it goes uphill steadily. First over mountainsides and then over rubble. For the last part to the summit you have to hike over a lto of rocks . The path is secured by ropes. Surefootedness and freedom from slipping required.

 

The descent is via the same route (2 hours) or to the Windachalm (2.5 hours)

Public transport

Public transport friendly

Enjoy a both comfortable and relaxing train ride to the train station in Ötztal Bahnhof. You get off the train in ÖTZTAL Bahnhof where you change to a public bus or local taxi. The current bus schedule can be found at: http://fahrplan.vvt.at

 

Getting there

The drive to the ÖTZTAL. Located in Tyrol, the ÖTZTAL branches off to the south as the longest side valley of the Eastern Alps. Arriving by car leads guests over the Inn Valley to the valley entrance and further along the Ötztal. In addition to the toll motorway can also be used on rural roads. With the route planner, the journey can be quickly and easily determined:

To the route planner: https://www.google.at/maps 

 

Parking

The following parking facilities are available in Sölden:
  • Parking lot Postplatz
  • Giggijochbahn + underground garage
  • Gaislachkoglbahn + underground garage

All parking is free during the day.

 

Parking for several days (eg hike tour):

  • Postplatz, Parkticket available at the information Sölden
  • Parkgarage Gaislachkoglbahn, Parkticket either online or directly at the cash desk of the Gaislachkoglbahn

 

Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Book recommendation by the author

Ötztaler Wanderbuch | Helga Marberger | Verlag: Tyrolia 

Author’s map recommendations

Kompass # 042 | Inneres Ötztal und Pitztal, Gurgler Tal, Venter Tal | 1: 25.000

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Difficulty
difficult
Distance
4 km
Duration
3:00 h
Ascent
907 m
Descent
907 m
Public transport friendly In and out Scenic With refreshment stops Summit route exposed assured passages Ridge

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